in forestville, brianne carter, abc 7. >> double amputee olympic sprinter oscar pistorius appeared in the south african courtroom today for a bail hearing. we're learning his side of the story for the first time. in a statement read by his lawyers, he describes what happened last thursday as an accident. the setbacks he thought his girlfriend reeva steenkamp was in bed when he heard a noise coming from the bathroom. thinking it was a burglar he shot through the locked door. if the claims because he was not wearing his prosthetic legs than he felt vulnerable. he faces premeditated murder charges. >> these new details, as her family gathers to say goodbye. family members of the model, law graduates, and reality tv star met on south africa's southern coast for a private memorial service today. her body will be cremated.